Gabriel Kouyoumdjian


Senior Android Developer | Montevideo, Uruguay

Gabriel is a skilled and self-motivated senior Android developer / engineer who has led development of apps allowing Ulta Beauty customers to try on makeup virtually and Humana customers to access healthcare via mobile app. He has 5+ years of technical lead experience and 10+ years of software development experience in sectors such as travel, finance, health, and beauty. A thought-leader and natural team lead, he is the founder and organizer of the Google Developers Groups' Montevideo chapter in Uruguay.


Proven Track Record
developed multiple apps that are changing everyday life in multiple industries

Natural Leader
tech lead, course instructor, and GDG founder and speaker

Extensive Experience
native Android app development around the world, from Austin to Lima to Montevideo to San Francisco



Android Tech Lead
GlamST by Ulta Beauty  (June 2016 - present)

  • led the construction, from scratch, of an AR solution allowing users to try on makeup virtually on Android devices—now acquired and in use in the app Ulta Beauty

Software Engineering Course Instructor
Universidad ORT (July 2015 - present)

  • teach the course Developing Scalable Apps, with a focus on the Google cloud platform 

Freelance Consultant: Android, Google App Engine, Mobile Architecture
(February 2011 - present)

  • Android consultant for Facilici App (Miami, Florida)
  • architect and consultant on Google App Engine projects at Blue Sapphire Software Engineering (Montevideo, Uruguay) for corporate customers in Latam
  • Android app development at HipCam(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Android app development at RockSauce Studio (Austin, Texas)
  • mobile architect for Fintech startup Sucursal Bank (Lima, Peru)

Senior Android Engineer
TATA Consultancy Services (October 2012 - May 2016 )

  • led development of Humana mobile apps that help manage healthcare of more than 500,000 users
  • designed and developed native Android apps
  • provided internal team support for junior Android developers and product owners

Android Instructor
Syrium Online / CUTI - Uruguayan Chamber of Information Technology (February 2013 - September 2013)

  • taught course on Android mobile development

Senior Java Developer
MEVIR (February 2009 - September 2012)

  • analyzed and developed internal management systems, using JEE, JBoss Seam, jBPM, and Google Web Toolkit, supporting home-building for low-income people in rural areas

Software Developer / API Support Analyst
Sabre, Inc. (May 2006 - February 2009)

  • designed and developed software prototypes for new products within marketing and development team
  • provided support and consulting for integrating systems for the GDS, online travel agents, cruise lines, and airlines, using Sabre web services and Sabre legacy APIs

IT Supervisor / Senior IT Analyst
Abitab S.A. (January 2000 - June 2006)

  • supervised IT team for headquarters and 400 branch offices
  • provided tech support for the IT infrastructure


Universidad ORT, Montevideo, Uruguay    
Software Engineering
Thesis: Orchestration middleware for online electronic transactions over SOAP Web Services protocols implementing WS-Coordination and WS-Atomic Transaction

Technical Skills


Languages & Technologies
Android, Android Studio, Java, Kotlin, Python, Node, Flutter, C++, Haskell, JavaScript, IntelliJ, Eclipse, PyCharm, Atom, Git, bash, awk, Jenkins, NoSQL, SQL, Google Cloud Platform

Founder, Organizer, and Speaker
2010 - present
Google Developers Groups (GDG), Montevideo chapter